Posts Tagged ‘oral health’

What Is Laughing Gas And What Does It Do To A Dental Patient?

Friday, August 3rd, 2018
Sedation Dentistry

Learn about what laughing gas is and what it does to a dental patient.

Most dental visits are a simple check-up to scrape plaque off your teeth, remove stains, floss, and check for cavities. However, some visits require a dental procedure that using laughing gas to sedate the patient. Continue reading to learn more about what exactly laughing gas is and how it affects a dental patient. (more…)

4 Healthy Dental Habits For Ages 60+

Friday, June 15th, 2018
Check out these healthy dental habits for ages 60+.

Check out these healthy dental habits for ages 60+.

Healthy dental habits are important for life, not just when you’re young! Adults over 60 can still have many dental problems, including cavities and tooth decay. Prescription medications can also affect oral health, as dry mouth is a common side effect. Take a look at these essential dental habits for adults to ensure you maintain healthy teeth for life! (more…)

Summer Foods That Are Good For Your Oral Health

Friday, June 1st, 2018
Check out these summer snacks that are great for your oral health.

Check out these summer snacks that are great for your oral health.

Summers are full of barbecues and backyard pool parties, which often include grilled meats and fried foods. While it’s important to enjoy yourself, eating fried food all the time is not good for your teeth or oral health. Check out these summer foods that are delicious and good for your teeth! (more…)

How Does Swimming In Chlorine Pools Affect Your Teeth?

Friday, May 25th, 2018
Learn how chlorine can affect your teeth.

Learn how chlorine can affect your teeth.

It’s almost June, which means that families everywhere are opening up their pools and getting ready for a summer full of swimming. However, you may not know that the pH balance caused by chlorine and chemicals in the water can be hazardous to your teeth. Continue reading to learn more about how chlorine affects your teeth and how to protect your teeth this summer. (more…)

What Is Plaque And How Do I Get Rid Of It?

Friday, May 18th, 2018
Learn about plaque and how to get rid of it at home.

Learn about plaque and how to get rid of it at home.

At your dental appointments, you’ve likely experienced a professional clean as the dentist removes plaque from your teeth. This is not the most pleasant experience, as a scraping instrument is used to force plaque off the teeth. If you’ve ever wondered about what plaque is and how to get rid of it on your own, we’ve got the answers! (more…)

3 Common Causes Of Tooth Sensitivity

Friday, May 4th, 2018
Learn about three common causes of tooth sensitivity.

Learn about three common causes of tooth sensitivity.

Tooth sensitivity is very common for people of all ages, but there are a few causes of tender teeth. The good news is that tooth sensitivity is treatable, so be sure to visit your dentist if you experience sensitivity and discomfort when eating or drinking. From brushing too hard to grinding teeth, here are three common causes of tooth sensitivity. (more…)

The Best and Worst Foods For Your Teeth

Friday, April 27th, 2018
Check out this list of the best and worst foods for your teeth.

Check out this list of the best and worst foods for your teeth.

The food you eat will always impact your teeth- for better or for worse. While regular oral care, including brushing and flossing daily and visiting your dentist twice a year, is very important, your food and drink choices also have a huge impact on your teeth. (more…)

How To Stop Grinding Your Teeth At Night

Friday, March 16th, 2018
Learn how to stop grinding your teeth at night.

Learn how to stop grinding your teeth at night.

Do you find yourself waking up with a sore jaw and tooth pain? If it happens frequently, you may be grinding your teeth at night. Teeth grinding can develop at any age, and is most often done while unconscious in a deep sleep. Continue reading to learn more about the causes of teeth grinding and a few treatment options. (more…)

3 Special Oral Health Concerns For Pregnant Women

Friday, March 2nd, 2018
Learn more about the special oral health concerns for pregnant women.

Learn more about the special oral health concerns for pregnant women.

Pregnancy brings many changes to a woman’s life, including her oral health. Many women are unaware of the changes they should expect to see in their oral health before they become pregnant, but it’s an important discussion to have. While you may think of oral health as just brushing and flossing daily, pregnant women are often concerned about a lot more oral health problems. (more…)

Why Chewing Ice Is Bad For Your Teeth

Friday, February 16th, 2018
Learn why chewing ice is bad for your teeth.

Learn why chewing ice is bad for your teeth.

Do you find yourself often chewing ice? Many people tend to chew the ice in their soda when it’s a very hot day, and they need to cool down, or when enjoying a shaved ice treat. While chewing ice now and then won’t lead to long-term effects, it only takes one hard bite to break a tooth. Continue reading to learn about the dangers of chewing ice, and what ice cravings could mean for your health. (more…)